A Philadelphia developer using non-union labor to build apartment complexes has alleged the city's building trade unions are using violence and intimidation to stop with their business projects.
WAYNE - The faculty of a charter school in suburban Philadelphia voted last week against joining the Pennsylvania State Education Association despite an aggressive organizing campaign waged by the union.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A former Penn State professor has pleaded guilty to the charge of committing a $3 million federal research grant fraud.
PHILADELPHIA -- Amish farmer Daniel Allgyer operated a dairy farm located in Kinzers, Pa., but he closed it after a federal court judge said he violated the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Services Act.
A Horsham, Pa. real estate finance company, Capmark Finance, will pay the federal government $3.9 million in fines to settle a case involving two out-of-state nursing homes.
Three men who pleaded guilty to fraud and kickbacks related to a government home loan program were sentenced in federal court last week.
The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced last week that Zane Tung Pham, 46, formerly of Conshohocken, PA, and now a California resident, was indicted with theft of trade secrets and wire fraud.
Richard Woods, age 54, of Nanticoke, Pa. was sentenced Dec. 8 to spend 20 months in federal prison by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Edwin M. Kosik for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.
A woman who was hit by a school bus in January 2007 when she was a high school student, was awarded $14 million by a Bucks County, Pa. jury Dec. 5 for pain and suffering that was the result of the accident that occurred outside Pennsbury High School. The victim, 21-year-old Ashley Zauflik, lost her leg and was in a medically induced coma for a month.
Senior Judge John M. Cleland, the trial judge appointed to handle matters related to the sex abuse case against former Penn State assistant football coach Gerald A. Sandusky, has issued a decorum order outlining the rules of conduct for the media and public during the preliminary hearing.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Friday that attorneys fees in a class action lawsuit against Kia Motors America were inappropriate.
There have been two new developments in the ongoing litigation of the allegations of sexual abuse involving priests from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Allentown's Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, which operates as Diakon Hospice Saint John (Diakon), reached a settlement for violations of the False Claims Act (FCA) by paying the U.S. government $10.56 million, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.